York pensioners face 14% bus fare increase

The Council are imposing a 14% increase in fares for pensioner pass holders who use Park and Ride services.

Other passengers also face a 10p per journey increase.

The new fares, which will be introduced on 5th January, are as follows

Product Fare Buy from Format
Standard   Return £2.60   (£2.70 from 5th Jan) Bus   Driver Paper   ticket
MinsterCard   Return £2.30   (£2.40 from 5th Jan) Site   Office Stored   Value Smartcard
Concessionary   Return 70p   (80p from 5th Jan) Bus   Driver Paper   ticket
Weekly
MinsterCard
£10.40   (£10.80 from 5th Jan) Site   Office 1 Week   Smartcard
Monthly
MinsterCard
£41.60   (£43.20 from 5th Jan) Site   Office 1 Month   Smartcard
Annual
MinsterCard
£416   (£432 from 5th Jan) Site   Office 1 Year   Smartcard

The York council claimed before Christmas that there had been an increase in bus usage since the summer and put it down to reduced bus fares.

http://www.itravelyork.info/park-and-ride/fares-and-passes

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